InterDo Protects SOAP-Based Web Services
Software monitors application traffic at the business logic level and compares it against known policies for violations.Kavado Inc. on Monday unveiled a new module for its flagship product, which now is capable of protecting Web services that rely on the SOAP protocol. The companys InterDo software is designed to monitor application traffic at the business logic level and compare it against known policies for violations. In the Web services environment, it will provide an additional layer of security on top of user authentication and message encryption. InterDo will compare SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) messages to the standard SOAP definitions and look for discrepancies that could damage Web applications. In addition, the software will protect against a variety of known application security issues, including SQL injection, buffer overruns and application-language mismatches.
SOAP, developed by Microsoft Corp., is an XML-based protocol that is used extensively in Web services and is designed to enable applications to access services and objects across multiple platforms.